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hatch

(hăch)
v. hatched, hatching, hatches
v.intr.
To emerge from or break out of an egg.
v.tr.
1. To produce (young) from an egg.
2. To cause (an egg or eggs) to produce young.
n.
1. The act or an instance of hatching.
2. The young hatched at one time; a brood.

hatch′er n.
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Groups and volunteers from all over Wrexham came to lend a hand over the two weeks of the project at Pentre Gwyn, which has seen the centre receive a brand new kitchen with high quality units, fittings and service hatch, a new front entrance door, and new toilets.
Mark, from Drumalee estate, off the North Circular Road, had parked his car near the service hatch at the garage shop and walked over to buy the cigarettes.
Water Duut up ana cascaded down a service hatch and down the hall's stairwells on to carpets, through the ceiling and even poured out of the electrics.

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